WOMEN COUNSELING WOMEN: HIGHLIGHTS AND BENEFITS 2017-10-10T01:06:17+00:00

WCW Highlights & Benefits

Benefits to the Camper
—Learn to recognize causes of problems and then to connect the biblical solution with the problem.
Understand the sufficiency of Scripture and the need to help others apply the truths of God’s Word to unravel the bondage of personal problems.
—Receive Guiding Principles for the Biblical Counselor, a counseling resource by Debi Pryde.

Benefits to the Church
Ladies are equipped with counseling helps that are based on the complete sufficiency of Scripture and that do not follow the modern trend of compromising biblical truth with secular psychology.
—Ladies receive instruction in working under their pastor’s authority and direction and will thus be an aid in carrying the load of helping women in the church.
Ladies are encouraged to prepare for counseling by continuing to learn and apply God’s Word in their own lives.

Highlights
—Case study groups and discussions; counseling role playing.
Opportunity to fellowship with other ladies who have a burden to help women and girls of all ages.

WCW Specifics Tracks

Specifics 1

LIFE-DOMINATING PROBLEMS 
Session and Notes 
Anger and Chronic Bitterness 
Alcohol and Drugs 
Anxiety (Fear, Worry, Panic Attacks) 
Perfectionism 
Depression and Discouragement 
Notes Only 
Lack of Discipline 
Overcoming Sinful Habits 
Self-indulgence; Murmuring and Complaining 

PROBLEMS COMMON IN CHURCH MINISTRIES 
Session and Notes 
Invitation and Altar Work 
Assurance of Salvation 
Serving God / Spiritual Apathy 
Notes Only: Authority Issues—Function and Limitations;
Handling Offenses Within the Church Family; Helping “Burned Out” Servants of God; Decision Making and the Will of God; 
Helping Others Develop Personal Devotions; Problems Involving Worldliness; Making Disciples (Who Is Caring for Our Women?); 
Follow-up and Soul-winning

Specifics 2

PROBLEMS INVOLVING SEXUAL ISSUES 
Session and Notes 
Adultery, Affairs of the Mind 
Molestation, Incest 
Pornography 
Fornication, Sexual Promiscuity, Abstinence 
Notes Only: Premarital Counseling; 
Sexual Problems in Marriage; Homosexuality 

CRISIS COUNSELING 
Session and Notes 
Discovery of Sexual Sin 
Grief Over Any Major Loss 
Death of a Loved One 
Domestic Violence 
Crisis Counseling 
Financial Crisis 
Medical Emergencies 
Notes Only: Adversity; Injustice; 
Child Protective Services 

Specifics 3

PROBLEMS COMMON AMONG MARRIED WOMEN 
Session and Notes 
Divorce and Abandonment 
Second Marriages, Step-parenting 
Common Marriage Problems 
Notes Only: Submission to Husbands; 
Unsaved or Ungodly Husbands 

PROBLEMS COMMON AMONG WOMEN 
Session and Notes 
Problems Working Women Face 
Problems Single Women / Single Mothers Face 
(Unmarried, Divorced, Widowed) 
Problems Stay-at-home Mothers Face 
Stress-related Problems—Complaining, Discontent, Overspending
Discouragement 
Notes Only: PMS, Menopause; Problems Common in 
Old Age; Caring for Elderly Parents

Specifics 4

PROBLEMS COMMON AMONG CHILDREN 
Sessions and Notes 
Child Abuse 
School Problems—Failing Grades, Cheating,
Lying, Stealing, Fighting 
Childhood Depression and Anxiety 
Notes Only: ADD and ADHD; “Special Needs” Children; 
Angry Kids; Teaching Children How to Solve Problems; 
Counseling Children; Encouraging Children to Talk 

PROBLEMS COMMON AMONG YOUNG PEOPLE 
Session and Notes 
Loneliness, Social Life 
Eating Disorders—Bulimia, Anorexia
Self-injury 
Notes Only: The Internet, Pornography, MySpace; 
Teen Promiscuity; Choosing a Ministry and Career;
Dating and Choosing a Spouse
 

PROBLEMS COMMON AMONG PARENTS 
Session and Notes 
Discipline Structure, Perimeters 
Rebelling Children, Prodigal Children 
Family Fighting 
Parental Failure 
Notes Only: Parenting an Adult Child; Home Schooling—Problems, Choosing a Curriculum; Single Parenting; Encouraging Mothers; Raising Step-children, Foster Children, Adopted Children; Preventing Rebellion